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Remembering Prince 5 Years Later by One of His Former Bandmates

Editor’s note: Prince died five years ago today, a moment that shook the entire music and cultural world. Dywane Thomas Jr., better known as MonoNeon, worked and performed with Prince in his latter days. Here, he shares some of his memories of what it was like to be with and work with the artist. My time […]

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Colin Brittain Adds One More Hit To His Impressive Discography – “SOS” By Sueco Featuring Travis Barker

LA-based American songwriter, producer and musician signed to Warner Chappell Music Colin Brittain continues his fast rise to the top. In reality, he is consolidating his status as one of the most sought-after producers in the field, having worked with Avicii, Steve Aoki, Blink 182, Papa Roach, and many more artists on their chart topping […]

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SPIN Sessions Presents: Cehryl | SPIN

A delicate disruptor, Cehryl is a Hong Kong based artist that is quickly building momentum this 2021. With a uniquely sensitive yet rebellious outlook on the ever-changing world, she injects her curiously honest nature into her songwriting. With a classical background and a creative eye, she’s looking to establish herself beyond the musical sphere, planting […]

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Spectral Lore’s Black Metal: A Light Against Fascism

This year’s most dynamic black metal album is Spectral Lore’s Ετερόφωτος, which comes out Friday through I, Voidhanger Records. The sole province of Greek musician Ayloss, he weaves through a battery that sounds heroic and adventurous minus the arrogance, some of the most serene 2010s post-black metal more prevalent in his other work (“Ατραπός”), dissonant […]

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The Mars Volta's 'Landscape Tantrums' Enriches the Mysteries of Their Debut LP

Remember when albums were marketed on TV commercials? (For that matter, remember commercials?) Back in 2003, flipping through channels during a vacation with friends, I was physically startled by the sound of “Inertiatic ESP” — flailing distortion, glass-shatteringly high vocals, drums as mammoth as the Smoky Mountains outside the rec room window of our rental cabin. […]